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Academic Periods
Timeframes in which teaching and learning activities take place within an institution. All classes, subjects, assignments, and other academic processes are conducted within the defined academic period.

Academic Settings
Configuration settings that need to be set up for each institution, including academic, financial, transportation, and core settings.

Actions Dropdown
A menu containing various functions, including setting up constraints for timetables.

Allocate Educators
Assigning educators to specific classes and subjects through the timetable calendar view.

Asynchronous Learning
Learning that does not take place in real time, relying instead on self-paced study and independent work. Asynchronous learning is student-centered and can occur in different times and spaces particular to each learner.

Billing and Payment
The process of charging students for educational services based on various entities such as years, streams, or combinations thereof. Institutions can set up billing and payment options according to their specific requirements.

Blended Learning
Includes a mix of in-person teacher-led learning with online or digital components that give students control over their learning path and pace.

Calendar View
A visual representation of timetables, accessed via Dashboard > Management > Academic Tasks > Timetable > Calendar View.

Card or Grid View
Viewing options for data within the timetable system.

Check Classroom
Verifying if the classroom’s capacity matches the number of students.

Check Students Enrollments
A check to ensure students' availability matches with the timetable.

Check Teacher Hours
A constraint ensuring that the timetable doesn't exceed a teacher's total working hours.

Class Session Hour
The duration of a class, which may vary from one institute to another, e.g., 60, 45, or 30 minutes.

Organizational units within an institution where students are grouped based on their academic year, stream, and subjects. Each class/group is associated with a specific timetable, subjects, and teachers.

Classroom Management
The techniques and skills teachers use to create and maintain appropriate student behavior, optimize student engagement, and ensure their classes run smoothly.

Classrooms in Classter
The digital counterparts of physical classrooms in an institution on the Classter platform. They're crucial for session planning and management.

Classter Dashboard Page
Is the starting point for all activities. On this page, you can access various features and information, including:

  • Events and announcements calendar, classes, exams, assessments, etc.

  • Number of active students, classes, and teachers.

  • Search functionality for students, teachers, relatives, and employees.

  • Quick action buttons to create students or teachers, view messages, user accounts, and attendances.

  • User Actions Menu in the top right corner, which provides options to change the institute, academic period, language, view and send messages, view announcements, use quick actions, and manage your profile.

  • Main menu on the left side for navigating through different sections of the platform.

Classter System
The system operated by Classter, consisting of various entities and functionalities.

Cloud-Based Software
A software program delivered through the Internet browser, rather than installed on a self-hosted server. Cloud-based software is typically delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and handles the technical management to ensure uptime and security.

Create New
A function to add new entities, whether they are timetable categories or periods.

Creating Classroom Types

  • Purpose: A classification system for the variety of classrooms in an institution.

  • Path to Create: A navigation path on the platform: Dashboard > Configuration > Academic Settings > Timetable > Dropdown Lists > Class Room Types.

  • Actions: Set of activities including selecting 'Class Room Types', viewing the classroom type list, and managing types via Copy, Delete, and Edit functions.

Creating Classrooms

  • Classroom Management: Activities around viewing, printing, copying, or exporting the list of classrooms.

  • Actions: A set of tasks to add a classroom, manage individual classroom properties, and configure details like editing, deleting, and copying.

  • Classroom Creation Page: A designated section where detailed attributes of a classroom are defined, including main data, other specifics, and third-party integration settings.

Primarily used in higher education institutions, it refers to a set of subjects or units that make up a degree program. Curriculums can be connected to one or more educational programs.

Custom fields
These fields are available in all user forms, including student, teacher, relative, and employee forms.

Distance Learning
Remote education or online learning in which the student and teacher are not physically present in the same room.

Dynamic fields
These fields are available only in student forms.

Education technology, or any technology that supports scholastic learning with education-focused hardware or software.

Educational Program
The core component of the academic process in an institution. It includes Years, Streams, and sometimes Registry Categories or Semesters, depending on the institution's terminology.

Learning or instruction that takes place on a digital device, typically over the Internet.

A student’s level of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism, and passion while learning.

Hybrid Learning
Hybrid learning is a teaching method that combines face-to-face instruction and online learning time. A hybrid approach combines traditional classroom experiences with experiential learning and digital course delivery.

Independent legal entities that can be Kindergartens, K12 Schools, Universities, Colleges, Institutes, or Academies. They are the main organizational units within the Classter system.

Institutions & Locations or Schools
Institutions refer to independent legal entities, and locations/schools represent physical locations or levels of education within an institution. Locations/schools are connected to years and streams to indicate where specific educational programs are being taught.

Lesson Plan
A detailed guide that outlines what the teacher expects students to learn or accomplish during the lesson. Typically, a lesson plan includes step-by-step activities, goals, and a materials list.

Main Data
Key classroom details like name, description, type, color, etc.

Manage License
View license activation details and other available licenses.

Manuals & Videos
Access user manuals and videos for familiarizing yourself with Classter and its features.

A feature that enables teachers to message directly with individual students or the entire class.

My Profile
Manage personal information, security settings, default meeting settings, themes, signatures, and view files.

Other Data
Additional specifics of the classroom like its physical attributes and location

Personalized Learning
Also known as personalization, personalized learning is an educational approach that aims to customize learning for each student based on their strengths, culture, needs, abilities, and interests.

Additional tools or equipment required for a session.

Individual lessons or teaching sessions created by teachers or administrators within the timetable. They specify the subject, teacher, class, and classroom for a particular time and date.

Setup Constraints and Restrictions
Rules and conditions to ensure the proper functioning of timetables. These can range from checking teacher hours to ensuring that classroom capacities aren't exceeded.

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
Software that is hosted and supported by the vendor and delivered to the customer through the internet, often as a monthly or annual subscription service.

Specific subject matters taught by teachers as part of the educational programs. Subjects are connected to years, streams, schools, and classes. They are taught at regular intervals and have associated timetables, assignments, homework, and quizzes.

A specific role type for teachers who have supervisory responsibilities in an institution. They have access to data beyond their own classes/subjects/students and may be involved in marking workflows or verification processes.

Support (Ticketing System)
Submit support tickets to get assistance with any issues.

Synchronous Learning
The style of learning in which all students receive the same instruction in real time, either in-person or remotely.

Third-Party Integration
Features that allow the linking of a physical classroom with a virtual counterpart, currently supporting platforms like WebEx.

An organized schedule that links teachers, classes, subjects, and classrooms to ensure proper planning and execution of educational activities.

Timetable Categories
Categories within the timetable system, such as Main, Exams, and Activities. One of the categories should be set as the default.

Timetable Configuration
A pathway to set up and manage timetables. Accessed via Dashboard > Configuration > Academic Settings > Timetable.

Timetable Periods
Specific times during the day designated for various activities. Can represent a class session or a break.

Tools used for scheduling and organizing educational programs, classes, and subjects.

User Roles
Designations given to individuals using the Classter system, such as Students, Teachers, Staff, Parents, Alumni, or Admins. Each role has specific rights and privileges within the system.

Video Conferencing Platform
Cloud-based software that enables people in different locations to speak on video in real time, often with screen sharing and other collaboration features included.

Years, Streams, Schools/Levels
Elements that make up the educational programs. Years represent specific academic years, while Streams categorize students based on their skills and needs. Schools/Levels refer to physical locations or educational levels within an institution.